Bagan Thiripyitsaya Sanctuary Resort
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TravelPod Member ReviewsBagan Thiripyitsaya Sanctuary Resort
Amazing spot huge facilities right on the Irrawaddi river. The staff are amazing and the cabanas are great. Our family really enjoyed our stay here and also exporing Bagan.
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We left Mt. Popa resort we left and drove to Bagan (the old cultural centre of Burma dating back to the year 1100).
Stopping for lunch and also some local tea and Kina was able to ride and ox system that crushes peanuts into oil. Dev slept in the van while we explored.
After we arrived in Bagan we went to our hotel the …
... hotel set in gardens around the pool. She hadn't actually bothered to mention that this was her families hotel. They were great and welcomed us with some mango icecream - always a winner.
Thanda told us of a little restaurant she knew where they had happy hour and cheap cocktails so we walked into the little town. It was really nice, just a small row of shops and restaurants set off the sandy road and ...
... off. The story goes that a fist-width hole in the wall deep enough for most
people’s reach was the punishment site: you put your arm inside up to the
armpit and down came the executioner’s blade along the wall to whip off the
offending limb. The children loved that story although one learns to be a bit
sceptical about the myths in a country where dragons roamed only recently in the
A rival king was brought ...
... more pagodas (again). Pagoda'd out, we took a ride up to Mount Popa, which sounded a whole lot different than what it was...but at least on the way we stopped to find some palm moonshine & eat Palm sugar treats ( candy!!). With a few hours to kill we got back on the bikes so mike could chase down one of the stalls that had "his mask" (more masks for the wall). Next was our $10 night bus to ...
... be a spectacular sunset - too dusty, but it was wonderful anyway. Children lit tiny candles on the stairs to help us see the way down and of course they got a tip!
Now a return to the hotel where we freshen up and head out for a pre-dinner cocktail at the small bar up on the lawn overlooking the river. Then to long tables set under huge magnificent trees for a wonderful meal (many courses as usual) and, in ...